15 Marvelous Mud Rooms (It’s that time of year)

Farm House Mud Room I love mud rooms! In the Northeast, yards, roads, farms, and job sites are a muddy mess this time of year.  That means there is a good possibility that dogs, cats, kids, and adults will be tracking mud into the house.  The best defenses for terrible mud and slush are great mud rooms. In the design of these mud rooms, we try to make them bright, comfortable, and, above all, functional.  In one home, [...]

By |2024-01-27T08:12:22-05:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Miscellaneous, Mud Rooms|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

One House, Plenty of Storage

Pantry Storage I can never have enough places to store things.  From cookbooks to gadgets, power tools to dog toys, winter gear to summer clothes, supply exceeds demand for space. One family, whose home we completely renovated, requested storage any place we could find it.  Although when designing a home or renovation, we are always looking for good places for storage, this home has a great variety of places to store stuff. I have never had a client [...]

By |2023-02-26T20:57:59-05:00February 5th, 2014|Categories: Design, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , , , |5 Comments

8 Mudroom/Entries

Entry with Hooks and Storage Over the years, we have designed many mudrooms.  Sometimes they are designed as a room dedicated to getting mud off of kids, pets, and everyone coming into the side door of the home.  Other times they serve light duty as entries with coat hooks and a place to sit and take off or put on shoes. In the design of these mudrooms, we try to make them bright, comfortable, and above all functional. [...]

By |2022-11-18T13:00:09-05:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Miscellaneous, Renovations|Tags: , , , , , , |12 Comments

Laundry Rooms

It is often true that the simple things in life are the ones that make us the most happy. In our homes the unsung and hardly glamorous laundry room serves to keep the engine of our lives running smoothly. Though clean socks may not guarantee happiness, it is a start. While it is true that a stacked washer-dryer works fine in a closet and clothes can soak in the kitchen sink, a dedicated space centralizes the chores. There are, in [...]

By |2010-06-03T13:43:48-04:00September 1st, 2009|Categories: New Homes, Renovations|Tags: , , , |0 Comments